Drew Pisarra

Drew Pisarra

Drew Pisarra has been known to stage Gertrude Stein plays, turn Fassbinder movies into poems, and blog weekly about Korean cinema. He has toured his monologues nationwide to such venerable institutions as Dixon Place (NYC), Maryland Art Place (Baltimore), Highways (LA), Bumbershoot (Seattle) and PICA (Portland) and more recently grew a mustache to play Nietzsche in an opera by the Austrian-American composer Gisburg. His collection of short stories, Publick Spanking, was published by Future Tense eons ago.

I never sleep. Not since I was six. When I had this dream which for some people might have been a revelation. But frankly there was nothing unusual about it. You’ve probably heard it all before. This procession of images. I was a small light flying around in space. But there were no stars, there were no planets. There was only direction and speed.

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